Focused Issue on Chest Wall Traumas

Posted On 2019-06-18 14:53:35



This focused issue on “Chest Wall Traumas” is edited by Dr. Marco Scarci, from Division of Thoracic Surgery, Ospedale San Gerardo Monza, Italy.

Dr. Scarci undertook his specialist training in Italy, Malta, Essex Cardiothoracic Centre and Guy's and St Thomas. Dr. Scarci’s practice is in pure thoracic surgery. He works closely with a large team including other surgeons, specialist nurses, radiologists and physicians to provide together with them the best outcome for patients. His key focus is minimally invasive surgery.

Focused issue outline:

  1. Chest wall traumas
    Marco Scarci, Division of Thoracic Surgery. Ospedale San Gerardo Monza, Italy
  2. The role of a multidisciplinary team in chest wall trauma management
    Benedetta Bedetti, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Malteser Krankenhaus, Bonn, Germany
  3. Diagnostic imaging pathways in the setting of acute chest wall trauma
    Carlos Galvez, Department of Thoracic Surgery. Hospital General Universitario Alicante, Spain
  4. Surgical management of rib fractures in chest wall trauma
    Fabrizio Minervini, Division of Thoracic Surgery. Cantonal Hospital of Lucerne. Switzerland
  5. Surgical fixation of rib fractures: how I do it
    Gregor Kocher, Division of Thoracic Surgery. Inselspital Bern. Switzerland
  6. Evaluate the role of chest wall resection for malignancies
    John Agzarian, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Mc Master University, Hamilton, Canada
  7. Pediatric chest trauma
    Fabrizio Minervini, Division of Thoracic Surgery. Cantonal Hospital of Lucerne. Switzerland
  8. The chest wall pain syndrome after chest wall trauma
    Roberto Fumagalli, Division of Anesthesia, ASST Niguarda, Milan, Italy